Panasonic DMC-ZS15
Top 59%610 points
Top 59%
Megapixels
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
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maximum light sensitivity
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12.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Panasonic DMC-ZS15: 45 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
243
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
23
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

208g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

8. width

57.6mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

9. pixel density

326ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
76
0

10. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
26% have it
73
0

11. volume

201.81cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

12. height

104.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

13. thickness

33.4mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

14. battery power

895mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

15. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
68
0

16. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
46% have it
66
0

17. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
36% have it
59
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

19. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
73% have it
56
0

20. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
26% have it
54
0

21. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
88% have it
51
0

22. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
66% have it
48
0

23. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

24. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
16x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

25. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.3
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

26. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
67% have it
41
0

27. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
88% have it
40
0

28. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
384mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

29. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
63% have it
37
0

30. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
15s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
36
0

31. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
61% have it
36
0

32. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

33. has 3D photo/video recording capabilities

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
10% have it
33
0

34. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Panasonic DMC-ZS15
93% have it
32
0

35. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

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